Institutions of Confinement: Hospitals, Asylums, and Prisons in Western Europe and North America, 1500 1950 Norbert Finzsch

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Institutions of Confinement: Hospitals, Asylums, and Prisons in Western Europe and North America, 1500 1950  by  Norbert Finzsch

Institutions of Confinement: Hospitals, Asylums, and Prisons in Western Europe and North America, 1500 1950 by Norbert Finzsch
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A study of the development of prisons, hospitals and insane asylums in America and Europe that grew out of discussions between its two editors about their work on the history of hospitals, poor relief, deviance, and crime, and a subsequent conferenceMoreA study of the development of prisons, hospitals and insane asylums in America and Europe that grew out of discussions between its two editors about their work on the history of hospitals, poor relief, deviance, and crime, and a subsequent conference that attempted to assess the impacts of Foucault and Elias.

Seventeen contributors from six different countries with backgrounds in history, sociology and criminology utilize various methodological approaches and reflect the various viewpoints in the theoretical debate over Foucaults work.



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